Sarah Quinlan

Sarah Quinlan
Managing Director
The Carolantic Fund

Sarah Quinlan is the Managing Director of The Carolantic Fund. The Fund is developing medical office, affordable multi-family, and flex warehouse space across the Triangle Region. Ms. Quinlan has over 25 years of asset management experience across all asset classes. She also has been a macro economic advisor to C-Suite executives from financial institutions, merchants and governments. She creates custom actionable insights to direct strategic and digital objectives and evaluate historical results. Ms. Quinlan also delivers global economic forecasting to advise on expansion for companies within multiple countries. She focuses on digital and technological evolution and expansion with key clients globally. As a highly rated and experienced keynote speaker for industry conferences with multiple media appearances as an economic specialist, she continues to speak globally.

Specifically, Ms. Quinlan spent the last five and half years as the Senior Vice President for Global Market Insights at Mastercard. Prior to that she was a Partner and Strategic Advisor at Matrix Advisors, working with corporations in industries from insurance to glycol recycling. She previously was the CIO of a Family Office managing liquid and illiquid investments. She began her career in Commercial Real Estate Investment Banking at Salomon Brothers.

Ms. Quinlan has a B.A and an MBA from the University of Chicago.


Tuesday, February 4
9:45 AM – 10:45 AM

Macro versus Micro: How the latest economic trends are affecting the Consumer….and what you can do about it!

We’re pleased to welcome back Sarah Quinlan to the ICBA Conference stage. Sarah presented at ICBA’s 2016 and 2017 Conferences, and will share her no nonsense views of what’s really going on in terms of consumer spending behaviors across multiple segments in the U.S. and around the world. Sarah will make sure you do not fall prey to the hype! Sarah will help you separate the myths from the realities to provide valuable insights that can help you develop smarter, more informed business strategies.